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My name is 1706-0616 El!

Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Virginia Beach, Virginia - 1706-0616 El
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Virginia Beach Bureau of Animal Control

Facts about 1706-0616 El

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Unknown
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 11557652

Yesterday I met a girl with the most shiny black and white coat named El, with chocolate eyes that sparkled with delight upon figuring out that she was going to the barnyard! El is a little pit mix girl that has grown up in our shelter. She's just about a year old now and is ready to blow this Popsicle stand for a home of her own! Things I have been told about her include the fact that she's a jumpy adolescent that calms down and is well behaved after having some play time to burn off her energy. Truer words may have never been spoken! El is a hoot. She does the best zoomies ever! I mean she does big ones and tiny tight circled one's all in the same breath. She loves to chase a ball and sometimes will even pick it up and carry it around with her. She knows the sit command and she is quite house trained. El is a feel good dog that loves people. She's going to make you feel good because seriously, how could you not feel good watching her enjoy life like she does. She's a free spirited girl that just needs a chance. So the one thing El doesn't have going for her is her relationships with other dogs, in that she would rather not have a relationship with them. El will need to be the only companion animal in the home. She should be fine with kids as she took every treat from me very gently which was totally unexpected as she's a typical teenage dog, but it was indeed a welcome surprise. I can easily see El being a great family dog that will grown up with the kids and teach them the joys of unconditional love that dogs are so wonderful at teaching. If you are interested in this silly little girl then please stop by Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center, 341 S Birdneck Road. She's currently not on the adoption floor as she's waiting in the back for a spot to become available. Just ask for her in the lobby by name and/or ID# 1706- 0616 and we will be happy to bring her out to say hello! Thanks for considering adoption!



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About Virginia Beach Bureau of Animal Control

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The mission of the Virginia Beach Bureau of Animal Control is to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of the people and animals in our City.

Our mission is accomplished by working with our citizens and other animal welfare organizations; by enforcing the domestic animals laws of our Commonwealth and our City, providing educational programs and humanely providing care, nourishment and a safe environment for the unwanted, stray, abused and abandoned animals in our City. We will educate the public about responsible companion animals ownership, aggressively investigate animal cruelty cases, find homes for the homeless animals and humanely euthanize the unwanted animals in our community.

Come Meet Our Pets...

You can visit our shelter during normal business hours when you are looking for a new pet, or you can attend one of the many adoption events that are hosted by the Friends of Virginia Beach Animal Control.

Our Adoption Process...

A citizen, interested in adopting an animal may have thier name placed on that animals registration record.

If an animal is adopted under contract, then the citizen must be a resident of Virginia Beach or an adjoining locality.

After a citizen places their name on the waiting list for any dog or cat, they shall be given adoption information and advised that they will be called on the available adoption date.

Upon adoption and within 10 days the animal must be taken to a licensed veterinarian of a though examination. Written proof of the veterinarian's declaration must be provided to Animal Control within 15 days of adoption.

If the animal is lost, stolen or dies before sterilization the adopter will notify animal Control within 7 days of the animal's death or disappearance. The adopter is subject to a $25.00 civil penalty if they fail to do this.

If the adopter chooses not to keep this animal prior to sterilization, then they must return the animal to Animal Control.

Adoption Fees
Unaltered dogs: $25.00*
Unaltered cats: $20.00*
Altered dogs: $25.00
Altered cats: $20.00


All other animals: $15.00
* A $50.00 surgery fee is required to adopt all unaltered animals

In compliance with the Code of Virginia, all animals adopted from our shelter must be spayed or neutered to help fight animal overpopulation.